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LSU finds herbicide-resistant Italian ryegrass

04/16/14

Louisiana State University AgCenter weed scientists confirmed that farmers will now have to contend with another herbicide-resistant weed, Italian ryegrass.

U.S. corn export prospects increase

04/15/14

Projected U.S. corn exports are raised 125 million bushels to 1,725 million due to the strong pace of export sales and shipments.

Corn planting behind average but progressing

04/15/14

Wet weather may have slowed farmers, but corn planting progress was made in a handful of the nation’s top corn-growing states.

Corn consumption continues to exceed projections (04/15/14)

High corn seeding rates doesn’t necessarily mean higher profits (04/14/14)

N efficiency gene patent issued to Iowa Corn Promotion Board  (04/11/14)

Last-minute planting decision resources available (04/10/14)

WASDE: Corn prices climb but stay under $5 (04/09/14)

A growing problem with glyphosate-resistant waterhemp (04/09/14)

WCR resistance confirmed in three more Illinois counties (04/08/14)


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Markets

East River South Dakota Grain Markets - Closing Elevator Bids (04/15/14)

Kentucky Daily Grain Elevators, Open Bids (04/15/14)

Grain Prices @ Illinois Interior Country Elevators (04/15/14)

Central Illinois Corn Processor Report (04/15/14)

Interior Iowa Elevator Grain Prices (04/15/14)

Kentucky Daily Barge Report (04/15/14)

Utah Grain Bids (04/15/14)

Export Grain Bids (04/15/14)

CO/NE/WY Elevator Grain Bids (04/15/14)

Montana Cash Grain Prices (04/15/14)


Key Reports

Exports: Corn net sales (finally) climb (02/27/14)

Exports: Corn net sales plummet 46 percent (02/21/14)

USDA: Corn sales tumble 25% from last week (02/13/14)

WASDE: Corn prices to stay under $5 (02/10/14)

Exports: Corn net sales bounce to 10-week high (01/30/14)

Export sales: Corn tumbles 16 percent (01/24/14)

USDA: Corn sales start 2014 steady (01/09/14)

Corn exports slowly creep higher (12/19/13)

Corn exports rebound slightly after slow slide (12/12/13)

$4.75 corn in 2014? USDA thinks so (12/10/13)



Market Commentary

Morning Comments 04/16


Continued talk of accelerated plantings is depressing corn futures. The corn market is very likely benefitting from strength spilling over from the soy and wheat complexes, especially with underlying demand for the yellow grain seeming quite robust as well. However, forecasts for persistent short-term dryness makes traders think Midwest plantings will surge during the days ahead, thereby improving fall production prospects. May corn skidded 2.25 cents to $5.015/bushel early Wednesday morning, while December dipped 2.0 to $5.0125.
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